Chinese chive

noun

: garlic chive
usually used in plural

Word History

First Known Use

1968, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Chinese chive was in 1968

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Cite this Entry

“Chinese chive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chinese%20chive. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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